Tuesday, 9 June 2020
Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
466. To ask the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if a resolution will be found to a situation (details supplied) regarding the greyhound industry in County Tipperary; if an independent mediator will be appointed to review the historic debt and find a resolution; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9932/20]
Bord na gCon is a commercial state body, established under the Greyhound Industry Act, 1958 chiefly to control greyhound racing and to improve and develop the greyhound industry. Bord na gCon is a body corporate and a separate legal entity to the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.
The question raised by the Deputy is an operational matter for Bord na gCon and therefore the question has been referred to the body for direct reply.